A Day at The Beach..


No School Friday Jan 27th- Staff Work Day

Happy Lunar New Year! See below for resources on this important holiday.

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Tonight from 3-9 pm: Pinky's Pizza Restaurant Night at 3990 N Interstate.

Pinky's Pizza will donate a percentage of the night's sales to BCU. Visit from 3-9 pm or order online for a percentage to be donated to BCU. Please thank this generous local business for supporting Beach School!


Rhiannon Leonard is the interim garden coordinator this year! She is teaching a few garden classes during school, maintaining garden beds weekly, & leading after school garden club twice a week. This position is 10-12 hours per week, paid for by the SUN program. Connect with Rhiannon if you would like support or garden integration this year rhiannon.leonard@gmail.com. PS She is a visual artist who specializes in botanical illustration, so invite her to draw with your class.

NEW: There is a shared garden drive to store all things garden related: garden introduction, shed code, maps, garden journal, photos, & activities. Miss Anise, the new SUN site director at Beach, will be the keeper and administrator of these documents. Please reach out if you need permissions, etc. aniseh@selfenhancement.org

NEW: Families and community members can read the garden journal updates that are found on the Beach school homepage.

Fall Activities:

HARVEST GUESSING GAME - How many beans are in my pod?

I AM A SEED - Kids grow from a seed to a bean plant when they get water and sun sprinkled on them.

BEAN PLANT ANATOMY - quick drawings included *roots *stems *leaves *flowers *seeds *fruit.

TEA - after school GARDEN CLUB’s tea tradition includes harvesting herbs in the garden. Herbs include: mint, rosemary, sage, lavender, pineapple sage flower, & nootka rose hips.

We look forward to BIPOC community engagement and will keep you posted when we have community members of color leading outdoor experiences.

Thank you for all that you do!

Garden Club